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The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Strong Grip

Next up in our series of backswing posts focuses all on the grip. We won’t be digging into the exact positioning of your hands on the grip however, this post deals with where the club should be positioned during your backswing assuming you have a solid grip already. Interestingly, the grip of choice on tour is neutral to slightly strong, …

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The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Extension

Next up in this sequence of backswing posts is us taking a closer look at specific elements of the backswing that should be universal and need to happen in order to help ensure solid contact at impact. In this post we look closer at a common swing “thought” that involves your hands being “connected” to your upper body during the …

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The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: The Body Shift

Stemming from our previous post regarding the 7-steps every backswing should have, we’re now onto step #2 – the body weight shift. This whole move occurs when the club begins its takeaway from the ball, and is complete by the time the club is parallel to the ground or at 9:00. The move itself, actually consists of two distinct movements. …

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The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Arms & Shoulders Act Together

You’ve heard it before, but do you really understand how a simple concept like the ‘triangle-setup’ can set the stage for your entire swing. This simple setup visualization, is something you can see in any professional’s swing, its universal – and who are you to mess with the universe? so in short, your swing better have it.
The triangle is formed …

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Finding Your Weaknesses

Every golfer has weaknesses in their game, even professionals. When it comes to weaknesses though, sometimes its tough to identify them, or better yet, put your ego aside long enough to admit your game could use some improvement. With all this said, what is the best way to identify what part of your game is the weakest? How do you …

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Break Your Best Series : Breaking Par

In this stage of your golf game, you’ve already established a pretty reliable and dependable swing. This is paramount in getting your game to the next level. You have the game to take risks, make birdies, but can still have a blow-up hole or two on occasion. At this stage, the key to is simply to reduce your mistakes, stay …

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Break Your Best Series : Breaking 80

This infamous scoring barrier is next on our list. I know for a fact at my local club, this one is a particular challenge for players with the game to get them to this level. It becomes a ridiculous mind-game that’s very tough to surpass. Below are seven tips that should help get you there, and out of your own …

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Break Your Best Series : Breaking 90

This group of players is likely a weekly player, possibly playing in a league each week. Otherwise someone who just loves the game, and you don’t take things too seriously. If you’re an avid golfer hitting the range regularly already, you’re well on your way to breaking this 90 barrier, here’s some tips to help you get over the hump.
Stay …

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Break Your Best Series: Break 100

No matter the golfer. We all have a scoring barrier that continues to elude us. Whether your relatively new to the game and fighting to break 100, or you’re a scratch player trying to finally beat your best round that’s eluded you for many years, there’s a way to take your game to the next level. Surprisingly as well, depending …

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Smart Golf 101: Well Guarded, Windy Par 3

Next up in our smart golf series, is a very tricky par 3 hole that is 185 yards from the tips, and 145 yards from the beginner tees, with bunkers left, water right, and a 5-10 mph wind that slightly into us and coming from the right. This is a shot that scares the crap out of beginners and even …

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